Official: Fire extinguished in Libya’s al-Sidr port

Firefighters work to put out the fire of a storage oil tank at the port of Es Sider in Ras Lanuf December 29, 2014. (Reuters)

A fire that has raged in the al-Sidra oil port in eastern Libya for one week has been put out, an official said, according to the Al Arabiya News Channel.

Al-Sider and its adjacent Ras Lanuf terminal have been closed since a group allied to a rival government in Tripoli moved three weeks ago to try and take them, part of a struggle between former rebels who helped topple Muammar Gaddafi in 2011 but are now fighting for power and a share of oil reserves.
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Source News: Alarabiya